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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,730

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Feature of the Guggenheim Museum. : RAMP
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Skiers' meeting place. : SLOPE
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Recipients of gifts. : DONEES
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Impairs vision. : BLEARS
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Dinner course. : DESSERT
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Note refusing an invitation. : REGRETS
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Wigwams. : TEEPEES
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Prefix with pod or corn. : TRI
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College courses. : ARTS
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Herring. : SPRAT
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Cooking direction. : SEAR
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Musical composition. : MOTET
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Carob. : POD
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Beach. : SANDS
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Protective wall. : PARAPET
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Chemical term. : AMIDE
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Staff. : PERSONNEL
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Skins. : PEELS
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Enthusiasts. : ZEALOTS
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Wealth. : MEANS
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Adapted to. : FOR
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Stair part. : TREAD
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Oven. : OAST
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Europeans. : SLAVS
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
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Trespass. : SIN
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Chaperones. : DUENNAS
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Solvers' aids. : ERASERS
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Kind of coat. : TRENCH
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Pertain (to). : RELATE
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Kind of preview. : SNEAK
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Marries. : WEDS
Down
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Historic stone. : ROSETTA
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Athletic event. : MEET
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Marquette and others. : PERES
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Winter precipitation. : SLEET
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Trivet trio. : LEGS
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Propeller. : OAR
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Imaginary: Colloq. : PRETEND
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Dais. : ESTRADE
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Superfluous: Fr. : DETROP
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Plains. : STEPPES
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Coat for cooking. : BREAD
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Measurement: Abbr. : DIAM
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Letter opener. : SIRS
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Minute life form. : PROTOZOAN
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Boa. : SERPENT
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Straw hats. : SAILORS
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Oriental coins. : TAELS
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Fish. : SMELT
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Mates: Abbr. : PRS
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Santa ___. : ANA
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More audacious. : NERVIER
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Petty sum of money: Slang. : PEANUTS
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Oriental. : EASTERN
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China. : TEASETS
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Literary form. : SATIRE
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Kind of background music. : MOOD
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Shade of pink. : FLESH
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Lairs. : DENS
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Boat. : SMACK
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Scatter. : STREW
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Part of a rupee. : ANNA
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Ivy League member. : YALE
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Downcast. : SAD

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